Episode 32: Open Skies

Jim American History, Military Satellites Leave a Comment

The Soviets’ first step into space created a legal loophole for American spy satellites.
Narrator: Nancy O’Kane

Production Notes

  • Opening globe built from NOAA Mercator mosaic of Earth
  • Sputnik 3D model by TurboSquid
  • Eastern Bloc map based on State Department chart
  • C-130 interception built in Adobe After Effects
  • Moscow airfield photo from declassified NRO Hexagon imaging